Maria E. Thistlethwaite, CHMM is an innovative and driven environmental professional with over 9 years of experience. Maria joined Greer in 2011. She serves as Staff Scientist and Project Manager, where she provides customers the best alternatives and cost effective ways to manage, recycle, transport and dispose of waste under State and Federal regulations. Maria has managed diverse and successful environmental projects for multiple companies across the country.
Maria has extensive environmental and safety training including, DOT, RCRA, HAZWOPER, IATA and in 2016 became a Certified Hazardous Material Manager through the Institute of Hazardous Material Management (IHMM). Before she joined Greer, she worked as Chemist Analyst at TestAmerica Laboratories acquiring experience in sampling and laboratory analysis.
Maria has a Microbiology degree from Universidad de Los Andes, Bogota, Colombia and Environmental Toxicology studies at the University of South Alabama.
Maria is originally from Colombia and has been living in Mobile for the past 10 years. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, going to the beach, going to local festivals and spending time with family. Once Maria moved to Alabama she had to choose a side (Roll Tide!).